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DePauw University

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
Mezzanine Level, Administration Building
313 S Locust St.
Greencastle, Indiana 46135
Phone
(765) 658-4800
Email address
admission@depauw.edu
School Information
"DePauw prepares you for a life of meaning and means; we enable you to join legions of alumni who are leaders the world needs. You will be taught by extraordinary professors in small, exciting classes; live and study with peers whose diversity enriches the community; and supported as you pursue your academic and experiential passions. This is our Gold Commitment to you." The university enrolls over 1,900 students, employs over 220 faculty, and offers 49 majors. (Source: https://www.depauw.edu/about/) (Source: https://www.depauw.edu/about/quick-facts/) (Source: https://www.depauw.edu/academics/)
General Information
DePauw University established a "Committee to Establish Principles and Processes for Reconsideration of Names, Statuary, Monuments and Traditions", which released a set of guiding principles. These principles are to be applied whenever a name-change on campus is requested, typically through petition. No Critical Race Training is yet required of students. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Resources
  • The university provided a non-exaustive list of resources to "help you navigate issues surrounding racism, homophobia, xenophobia, classism, and other systems of oppression."
Symbolic Actions
  • The Committee to Establish Principles and Processes for Reconsideration of Names, Statuary, Monuments and Traditions released a set of principles to be applied when a name-change is to be considered on campus.
  • DePauw University President Lori S. White is at the forefront of the "Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance."
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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